Lesson 10: I Can Speak with Heavenly Father in Prayer


Primary 2 Lesson 10: I Can Speak with Heavenly Father in Prayer- The purpose of this lesson is to increase their understanding that as they pray reverently to Heavenly Father, they grow closer to Him.

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

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Teacher Study

"Using the Supernal Gift of Prayer" by Elder Richard G. Scott

"Lessons from the Lord's Prayers" by Elder Russell M. Nelson

"Pray Always" by Elder David A. Bednar


"A Child's Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 12

"Tell Me, Dear Lord"- Children's Songbook pg. 176

"I Pray in Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 14

"If with All Your Hearts"- Children's Songbook pg. 15

"Did You Think to Pray"- Hymn #140

"A Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 22

"A Prayer Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 22

"A Song of Thanks"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

"Family Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 189

"Heavenly Father, Now I Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 19

"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108

"Thanks to Thee"- Children's Songbook pg. 6

"We Bow Our Heads"- Children's Songbook pg. 25


President Monson Talks about Prayer (about 4 minutes)- President Monson stresses the necessity of prayer

Origin (about 5 minutes)- If you want to find truth, go to the source 

Prayer (about 4 minutes)- Learn from one woman's example of how prayer can work miracles in our lives

Including Me (about 2 minutes)- A girl's prayer is answered as her family is sealed together.

Discover even more videos about prayer here.


My Primary 2 Lesson 10 handout packet includes

  • Prayer flipbook- 8 different pages to choose from according to your classes maturity. Punch a hole in the corner and tie a string around it. If you have an older class, try the extended edition flipbook here (Psstt...get it for 40% off with promo code PRAYER40 now through March 26).
  • Prayer coloring page- one with a girl and one with a boy

Activity Ideas

Stacy's Prayer- A story about prayer with picture helps or use this one: DJ's Prayer

Prayer Reminders- Mini puzzles to put together with reminders about prayer

Time for Family Prayer- Do the maze to get to the family prayer.

Prayer of Thanks- Count the different things that we pray about in thanks.  

"Shhh...It's Time for Prayer"- Make these prayer puppets to help each other be reverent.  Try giving one to each child to take one and enjoy their families to be reverent during prayers too.

Fasting and Prayer- Make movable puppets to demonstrate how to pray reverently- each child can practice using the puppets.

The Power of Prayer- Board game to play (best for older classes as you need to read scriptures)

Heavenly Father Hears and Answers Prayers- Best for older classes, cut out and write parts of prayers as a reminder.

I Can Receive Answers to Prayers- Cut and color out these steps of receiving answers.

Answer to Prayer- Read this comic about John Taylor and his answer to prayer.

Jesus Teaches About Prayer- Scripture stories 

Prayer is Reverent Communication- Play memory with these cards.

Seek Guidance Through Prayer- Enos's stories and pictures of prayer to go with it.  Here's another one too. Or use this picture story. 

Heavenly Father Are you Really There- Best for older classes- make this prayer reminder

Prayer- Best for older classes- word search with an answer

Prayer Puppets- Make these prayer puppets with a play.  

Prayers and Ordinances- Decode the answer, best for older classes.

Ponder, Pray, Listen- Cut this slider out as a reminder to pray morning and night.

I Can Pray for Others- Make this booklet to remember other pray for which to pray.

Heavenly Father is Only a Prayer Away- Bright Idea Poster

Coloring Pages

What Should I Know About Prayer



Prayer Helps My Testimony Grow

Prayer Strengthens Me and My Family